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>>1646807
i read somewhere that this train was so badly designed it couldn't go around curves in the track.
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>>1646807
I’ve played Mexican train before, but nothing like this!
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>>1646821
The tracks were badly designed iirc, the construction work was greatly delayed because of it.
However in this case it was the basic viaduct structure that failed, with all likelihood due to corrupt construction companies using poor materials and pocketing the money.
Which makes the whole thing all the worse because it's a wholly different issue. That whole line is just one continuous fuck up. Sad.
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About half a year ago people were already drawing attention to apparent structural issues with the viaduct
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>>1646871
How old was that bit and how can you trust the rest of the line now?
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my god, the whole thing's made of breadsticks!
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>>1646892
Are you asking if there's a chance the track could bend?
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>>1646875
It's kind of hard to see but it's definitely sagging in the middle.
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>>1646930
it's pretty blatant bro
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>>1646892
Less than 10 years, according to wikipedia and Youtube channels. It was also closed for repairs 2 years after oppening.
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>>1646871
None of this is helped by Mexico City being one of the worst places to build a city.
Why would you construct a metropolis on soggy soil in an earthquake zone, surrounded by volcanoes on all sides?
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>>1647027
Yet the oldest metro lines in the city center where the ground is most marshy are doing fine, having been built in the late 60s and early 70s.
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>>1646910
>>1646873
>tfw the track didn't bend
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>>1646875
>>1646930
>>1646935
That doesn't look like a sag, the deck is widening out to the right and a second beam that juts out from the main beam was included to handle the additional taper. It looks like a geometric optical illusion.
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man, that's some final destination shit. i say this every time i see an accident but still, pictures like this are like something straight out of a nightmare >>1646873
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>>1646989
Don't ever ride it
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>>1647055
>having been built in the late 60s and early 70s.
Yep
They don't make 'em like they used to
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It reminds me of the Earthquake thing on Universal Studio's bus tour
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>>1647069
Unironically this
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>>1647069
They really don't
*sips monster*
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>>1647059
Pire coincidence that it collapsed right where the optical illusion was
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>>1647150
>Pire coincidence that it collapsed right where the optical illusion was
It does taper out right there for a siding.
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>>1647120
>>1646873
did they die?
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>>1647227
Well, they didn't live.
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>>1647059
The massive fucking gap in the wall isn't an optical illusion
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>>1647059
If it was an illusion the train would go "under" the wall.
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>>1648024
>The massive fucking gap in the wall isn't an optical illusion
That's an expansion joint for the parapet. All bridges have them

>>1648025
pic rel
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>>1648112
>structural integrity assessment off a google streetview pic
Mexicans probably took the same approach
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>>1648142
There's nothing wrong with how it looks, though. It's just an elevated section of track that flares out to accommodate another track, which makes it look like a sag from certain angles because of the geometry of the structure.
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>>1646807
You guys literally have a drug cartel military and the USA, the world police force with thousands of military bases across the globe, does NOTHING to stop the corruption meanwhile they invest BILLIONS into destroying the middle east.

Oh, but a fucking train fucked up stop the presses
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>>1648200
>News about transport
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>>1648200
Ambitious number of unrelated things to bitch about in one post. For the next round can you try to work in prenatal genetic screening, cut-and-switch dining etiquette, systemd, flood insurance as a black swan event, and the impact of Hindutva on sectarian tensions in India?
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Feels good that public transportation will never be fully adopted here, I'll keep driving my v8 carburated truck on the rural countryside of Mexico while /n/ trannies seethe about it
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>>1646807
JENGA!!!!
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>>1647227
23 people died
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Mexican intellectuals.
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>>1648279
based ruralchad
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>>1648279
Noone on /n/ seethes over some country bumpkin driving his truck out in the countryside.
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>>1647069
This is literally it, before the 85 earthquake in México city the way they used to steel money was using your Friends construction company and overcharging the gov using a shitload of materials , around y2k construction bidding went public and the new way to make shitloads of money was using the cheapest shittiest materials





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